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Category Archive: Oh God

Apr 01 2012

The Conversation I Never Thought I Would Have at Rock Beyond Belief

The Conversation I Never Thought I Would Have at Rock Beyond Belief A friend reveals his thoughts on God. Yesterday I had an absolute blast at Rock Beyond Belief, I got to hang out with my fellow bloggers Ed and Justin, rocked out to Aiden, and got one of my unit t-shirts signed by many …

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Feb 11 2012

The Operators

Michael Hastings covers the unwinnable Afghanistan. Recently my buddy clued me into to another light colonel who “Hackworthed” or sacrificed his career in the hopes of raising consciousness about an unwinnable fight.  LT. COL Daniel L. Davis wrote a scathing assessment of the War in Afghanistan as the conflict pushes steadily into its second decade. …

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Jan 24 2012

John Edward, Relationship Genius

I actually still can’t believe this happened. Today was a long one, eleven and a half hours. Consequently I didn’t get to read or write much but this, sadly, caught my eye. Apparently the reason Kim Kardashian got a divorce was because her father told her to. Even better, her father is dead. Even better, …

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Jan 20 2012

Golshifteh Farahani Exiled For Nude Photos

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Iran censors an act meant to highlight the struggles of Muslim women. As my fellow blogger Maryam Namazie has reported, recently the Iranian born actress Golshifteh Farahani posed nude in a French magazine to protest the conservative policies of her homeland and highlight the plight of women across the Muslim world. Upon seeing the blasphemous …

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Jan 18 2012

The Troll Behind the Banner

The author of the Cranston High School Prayer is pissed. So about 60 years ago, there was this guy named David and he went to Cranston High. There was a contest and something that David wrote was put on a wall. Swing forward to today and that thing David wrote was now having the opposite …

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Jan 18 2012

Taking It to the Grave

Deceased Connecticut woman faces exhumation amid religious and racial issues. When Juliet Steer finally succumbed to lymphoma, her brother dutifully and loving carried our Juliet’s final wishes. She had been a devoted Christian in life but wanted to be buried in the Jewish manner, under the same traditions that Jesus had been buried with. She …

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Jan 17 2012

Are Social Conservatives Rallying Around Santorum?

The Christian Right attempts to rally after the plethora of Republican candidates split the vote. Perhaps Romney’s biggest advantage going into the Republican Primary was the sheer number of presidential competitors with strong records on social issues. The often revered Religious Right vote was split between Bachmann, Santorum, and Perry from the earliest days of …

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Jan 02 2012

Minister in Chief

Religion Dispatches has a great article about Bryan Fisher and how he thinks that the President’s first responsibility is to be a Minister of the holy gospels. Go read it here. Fischer uses this passage, along with verse 6, to prove that “One who holds public office is serving in a divinely ordained role, just …

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Dec 27 2011

Ron Paul Loves Mass Effect

Paul attempts to turn video game’s back-story into reality through the liberal application of bullshit. So there I was, Assassin Shepherd, trying to help out a friend via a dangerous game of breaking an entering and theft on Planet Bekerstein in the Serpent Nebula. My partner and I have just disabled multiple levels of security …

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Dec 27 2011

Christian Misses the Meaning of Santa Claus

Richard Land is pissed that even if you celebrate Christmas, you don’t really mean it in the way HE wants. It is apparently terrible being a Christian during Christmas. From Richard Lang’s prospective as a good little Xian who goes to church twice a week, Santa is just another Golden Calf and we are all …

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